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Outsource magazine: thought-leadership and outsourcing strategy | April 23, 2014

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IT Applications Services: the challenges today

April 22, 2014 |

A few weeks ago I was privileged to attend a roundtable and dinner hosted by the marvellous Ed Gardner of HCL, at which the IT Applications Services landscape was dissected, analysed and generally mulled over by an assortment of the … Read More

Where Is My Data? (Part 3)

April 17, 2014 |

To read the preceding section of this article, click here.

Cloud is too important a technological offering to ignore and whilst there are undoubtedly a number of considerations to address, none are insurmountable. Cloud technologies offer a great benefit when … Read More

A Challenge is a Good Thing

April 15, 2014 |

The IT outsourcing landscape is changing. This is because technology and business needs are changing at an exponential rate. In a recent edition of Outsource, I read a very interesting article that incorporated the opinions and views of a number … Read More

Harnessing the IT Revolution

April 15, 2014 |

Digital, cloud, big data and analytics, “consumerisation” and other innovative information technologies are catalysts for the transformation of all kinds of organisations. How well those organisations harness these technologies is now determining who wins and who loses.

IT is now … Read More

Where Is My Data? (Part 1)

April 8, 2014 |

Cloud remains a hot subject and whether you love or loathe it, it’s not something you won’t have heard of or likely have had pushed your way.

Inevitably, when considering cloud, security questions arise – and certainly in the light … Read More

Performance Is Not Optional: Why Network Emulation Matters…

April 3, 2014 |

If you’re outsourcing, whether to a hosted datacentre, cloud/MSP datacentre or IaaS environment, you’ll consider availability, server/storage resources and security. You’ll discuss these thoroughly with your potential providers. In fact, together with price, these will be amongst the main criteria … Read More

Q&A: Alexander Reay, ITOSDA

March 28, 2014 |

Alexander Reay is the President of the Nordic IT Outsourcing & Software Development Association (ITSODA). Ahead of the forthcoming Nordic IT Sourcing & Innovation 2014 event, to be held May 22-23 in Stockholm, we got together with Alexander to find … Read More

The Legal View: Does Outsourcing’s Silver Lining Have A Cloud?

March 28, 2014 |

A lot has been written in recent times about the impact of cloud computing upon outsourcing; in a commercial and business sense, discussion has focussed on how the shift of operations into the cloud can break the dependence upon heavily … Read More

Q&A: Una Du Noyer, IBM

February 25, 2014 |

Una Du Noyer is Executive Partner, Head of Technology Strategy UKI at IBM Global Business Services. Ahead of our webinar in association with IBM,A digital death – who will mourn the IT function?‘, we spoke with Una about the … Read More

Choosing the right technology partner to power your shared services centre

February 13, 2014 |

To enable your shared services centre (SSC) to deliver upper-quartile levels of customer service and cost effectiveness when managing transactions, you need to invest in the right technologies and infrastructure support. For new SSCs the opportunity may exist to adopt … Read More